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Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj Tekke, Pocitelj & Waterfall

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj Tekke, Pocitelj & Waterfall

Embark on a magical journey through the historic highlights of Herzegovina. Depart from Sarajevo on a guided tour and explore ancient towns, beautiful waterfalls, and the world-famous Old Bridge of Mostar. Learn about the country's rich history and taste some traditional food. Make your way to the first stop of the day: Konjic, a unique, prehistorically inhabited place from which Herzegovina originates. It is famous for its 17th-century 6-arch Old Bridge and a perfect introduction to the emerald-green Neretva river. From Konjic, continue towards Kravica Falls, a favorite Herzegovinian picnic area and summer swimming spot. Admire the biggest and most beautiful waterfall in the country. During the summertime, jump into the water for a refreshing swim. Move on to the medieval and Ottoman fortified village Počitelj. Take an easy hike towards the Kula, a silo-shaped fort overlooking the village from the top of the hill. Learn about the 15th-century tree that stands tall next to the minaret of the mosque. After a short hike, continue your way to Blagaj, situated at the source of the Buna river. Enter the Dervish House and be amazed at the number of details and craftsmanship. Built at the site of the earlier Bogumil sanctuary in the 16th century, discover Tekke, the perfect spot to learn about the Sufi order. Visit the city of Mostar, known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge. Gaze at the architecture, which presents a symbol of tolerance between Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Focus on Mostar’s Old Bridge, Old Bazaar, and Old Town, and hear stories of their heritage. Enjoy an included meal of traditional Bosnian sandwiches, or a vegetarian alternative, before riding back to Sarajevo.

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Počitelj, Sufi House, & Waterfalls

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Počitelj, Sufi House, & Waterfalls

Your Herzegovina Journey Begins As your tour commences, you'll be picked up in Sarajevo and introduced to your licensed tour guide. Relax and enjoy the scenic countryside views on your way to Mostar. A ride through Konjic and Jablanica - a photo stop During your journey to Mostar, we will pass through Konjic, a charming town along the Neretva River known for its picturesque landscapes. Notable highlights include Prenj Mountain and an Ottoman bridge. Enjoy the serene beauty of Jablanicko Lake on the way, and learn about the historical significance of Jablanica, where a ruined old train bridge stands as a witness to the Battle of the Neretva. Wonderfull Kravica Waterfalls visit On the way to Sarajevo, the additional stop is the stunning Kravica Waterfalls. In great weather conditions, you can take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Kravica Falls. Počitelj - An Architectural Gem Our next destination is Počitelj, an authentic 16th-century Ottoman town that doubles as an open-air museum. The town's remarkable architecture and scenic location promise an engaging experience. Discover Mostar & The Old Bridge Upon arriving in Mostar, you'll be welcomed by its inviting climate, rich history, and distinctive charm. Our guide will lead you to the Old Town, where the iconic Old Bridge stands as a symbol of 16th-century Ottoman architecture. Discover the bridge's resilience through a poignant video at a local gallery. Enjoy a lunch in Mostar or Blagaj Sufi House Following your exploration of Mostar, your guide will recommend a delightful lunch at a local restaurant or a visit to Blagaj. Blagaj is a picturesque village situated at the source of the crystal-clear Buna River, which emerges from towering cliffs. Visiting the 16th-century Blagaj Tekke, a Sufi house, adds a spiritual dimension to your experience. Drop-off at your accommodation Your day ends with a convenient drop-off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your Mostar & Herzegovina tour.

From Mostar: Herzegovina Full-Day Tour

From Mostar: Herzegovina Full-Day Tour

Discover the region of Herzegovina on a full-day tour from Mostar. Experience beautiful nature, extraordinary landscapes, historic sites, and charming towns. First stop is town of Počitelj, a medieval town built next to River Neretva. Learn about the rich history of the town, meet locals, and taste fruits and vegetables that the little town is famous for. Take a short 15-minute hike to the fort overlooking the town for some fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the region. Next stop in the town of Blagaj where you will learn about its Ottoman culture and history. Visit the Buna River spring, the site of Vrelo Bune, which is a Sufi lodge built into the side of the cliff beside the source of the spring. Admire this marvel of Ottoman architecture and swim in the spring water. Next, travel to the town of Počitelj, a medieval town built next to River Neretva. Learn about the rich history of the town, meet locals, and taste fruits and vegetables that the little town is famous for. Take a short 15-minute hike to the fort overlooking the town for some fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the region. Finally, travel to the Kravica Waterfall, located in the southwestern part of the region. Admire its 28-meter-high waterfall and the beautiful natural swimming pools. Swim in the refreshing waters of River Trebižat, before being returned to Mostar.

From Mostar - Herzegovina day tour

From Mostar - Herzegovina day tour

Blagaj is located at the source of the Buna river, near Mostar. It represents a valuable sacral-residential building of Islamic architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with very pronounced features that arose from the influence of the Baroque on Ottoman architecture. The Commission for the Preservation of National Monuments, at its session held from December 6 to 11, 2003 in Sarajevo, made a decision to declare Tekija in Blagaj a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Počitelj is a populated place in the town of Čapljina, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located on the left bank of the Neretva River, on the main road from Mostar to Metković, in the north of the town of Čapljina. Its historical urban center dates back to the 14th century and is a protected national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Kravica waterfall is a favorite Herzegovinian picnic spot and summer swimming spot. 3 kilometers downstream from the village of Hrašljani, between the villages of Studenaca and Zvirić, the Trebižat river falls from a height of 28 meters, creating a beautiful natural amphitheater 120 meters wide. This natural show has been attracting many nature lovers for years, and in the summer months it offers rest and entertainment for all lovers of swimming and activities on the river. Tours are relaxed and our goal is for guests to enjoy their trip.

From Dubrovnik: 1-Way Tour to Sarajevo via Mostar and Konjic

From Dubrovnik: 1-Way Tour to Sarajevo via Mostar and Konjic

After getting picked up from your hotel, begin the journey across the border into Bosnia and Herzegovina, taking in views of the Croatian coastlines and historic towns along the way. Your first stop will be at the incredible Kravica Falls where you can enjoy a dip in refreshing emerald waters. After your swim, head to the fortified village of Počitelj for a walk to the top of an exhilarating hill where you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the Neretva Valley. Next, head to the gem of Herzegovina, Blagaj. Marvel at the beauty of this monastery located at the base of a cliff and on top of a picturesque lake. You can even take a boat ride into a cave for an authentic local experience. Your next stop is the world-famous city of Mostar. Wander around the city's cobbled streets and small shops to reach the stone masterpiece that is the Old Bridge. Here, enjoy a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants and admire panoramic views of the bridge as you eat before continuing to your next stop. After lunch, continue to one of the oldest towns in the country, Konjic. This city is also famous for its iconic bridge and abundance of surrounding natural beauty. Enjoy some free time to explore the town before continuing to your final destination in Sarajevo.

Sarajevo to Mostar: Old Bridge, Počitelj & Kravice Falls

Sarajevo to Mostar: Old Bridge, Počitelj & Kravice Falls

Searching for an awe-inspiring tour experience that could leave you spellbound? Then, be ready to go through the history of Mostar and Herzegovina on a full-day tour that begins with a comfortable pickup from your hotel in Sarajevo. Lend your ears to the interesting stories and facts about these places from your guide as you enjoy the ride to Mostar. Take a stroll through the colorful streets of the city and discover its fascinating history. Travel back further in time as you visit the old bridge, a reconstructed Ottoman bridge from the 16th century. Soak in the aesthetic elements of the bridge, which is highly regarded as a prime example of Islamic architecture in the Balkans and holds historical significance. Enjoy a walk through the old bazaar, a charming street that captures the true essence of the Ottoman lifestyle with its cobblestone paths and rustic-style buildings. Explore the market which offers a delightful treat to the eyes with numerous shops, cafes, and restaurants lining both sides of the streets. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the drive to Blagaj Tekke, a beautiful village that could make you awestruck. This quaint village sits at the source of the crystal-clear Buna River, flowing freely from lofty mountain cliffs. Continue the fun as you reach the Počitelj village and the historical fortress there, an authentic 16th-century marvel that takes you back to the past. Its mesmerizing architecture and scenic location is sure to make you excited. Give the best sign-off to the wonderful experience by taking a stop at the Kravice waterfalls before we drive you back to your hotel.

Sarajevo: One-Way Tour to Dubrovnik via Mostar

Sarajevo: One-Way Tour to Dubrovnik via Mostar

Meet your guide in front of your accommodation and, after a short introduction, begin your journey to Croatia. Travel through a network of well-maintained roads that weave through a landscape of beautiful Bosnian canyons, mountains, lakes and historic towns. Arrive in the region of Herzegovina and the first stop of the tour, the town of Konjic. Discover one of the oldest towns in the country with archaeological traces dating back 4,000 years. Explore the town and see the famous Stone Bridge built in the 17th century. Next, make your way to the famous town of Mostar. Wander down the picturesque cobblestone streets, arriving at the spectacular Old Bridge which crosses the Neretva River, and allows for fantastic photo opportunities. Continue the journey with a short drive to the town of Blagaj, which has a history dating back to the Romans. See the tekke, a beautiful former whirling dervish house and historic Sufi monastery, built on the side of a river spring.  After Blagaj, enter the beautiful medieval Ottoman stone-constructed village of Počitelj. Visit the silo-shaped fort overlooking the village from the top of the hill, and enjoy the fantastic views. Finally, make the last stop is outstanding natural attraction of the Kravica Falls. Visit the location where the Trebižat River suddenly becomes a broad 26-28 meter-high cascade falling into an emerald pool. This incredibly popular location is a perfect spot for taking a refreshing swim in beautiful surroundings. Finally, be transferred to Dubrovnik, where you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Dubrovnik: Sarajevo 1-way via Mostar, Blagaj, Pocitelj

Dubrovnik: Sarajevo 1-way via Mostar, Blagaj, Pocitelj

Take advantage of the day with a transfer from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo. Swap the headaches of bus, or train-hopping for the ease and comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle with a driver-guide, and soak in the views over rural Herzegovina on the way before stopping at must-sees such as Mostar, Blagaj, and the Kravice waterfalls. Depart from Dubrovnik in the morning. On the way to Sarajevo, stop in the charming town of Konjic, famous for its Old Bridge. The next stop is in Mostar, one of the most important cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. See the UNESCO-protected Old Bridge. Located in the heart of the city, it is a strong symbol of history, and one of the country's most recognizable landmarks. Then go to Blagaj, a haven of peace and natural harmony. The Blagaj Tekke or the Dervish Monastery that you'll see is an important monument of the early Ottoman period in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The third stop is in Pocitelj, a medieval and Ottoman-Mediterranean wonder of nature and architecture, a place like no other. Afterward, discover the Kravice waterfalls, located on the Trebižat River. It is like a mini version of Niagara Falls, hidden in the Balkans. At the end of the day, you'll arrive in Sarajevo.

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Pocitelj, Blagaj Tekke, Stolac

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Pocitelj, Blagaj Tekke, Stolac

Explore most of the highlights of Herzegovina in a single day by joining this tour from Sarajevo. This tour covers several historic towns including Konjic, Jablanica, Mostar, Pocitelj, Blagaj and Stolac. Along with these towns, you can also witness the beauty of Jablanicko Lake and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mostar. This tour is perfect for those who are short on time, and don't want to worry about driving or logistics. Let someone else handle the driving and enjoy this whirlwind tour to the fullest. Book with us and embark on a journey filled with unforgettable moments, cultural immersion, and seamless travel arrangements. Let us create an exceptional travel experience tailored just for you.

Mostar: 1-Way Herzegovina Highlights Tour to Dubrovnik

Mostar: 1-Way Herzegovina Highlights Tour to Dubrovnik

Blagaj Old town Blagaj is a place where history, religion, and one of a kind nature mix together in a mystic-spiced combination. A Dervish house carved into a breathtaking cliff in the 16th century is a place where you can catch the bright sun, the blue sky, and freshwater from Buna spring, which is among the strongest springs in Europe. Buna channel Buna channel is a place where the river Buna flows into the river Neretva. A place where the blue-green beauty of the Neretva passes through a narrow natural channel created a thousand years ago. At the confluence of the Buna and the Neretva, nature offers the greatest splendor of colors, a combination of water, greenery, and stone. The scene is different every time, depending on the season and the amount of water in the canal. Medieval stone town Počitelj is built in the 14th century by the order of Bosnian king Tvrtko. Often referred to as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s ‘open-air museum’, its location in a natural karst amphitheater on the bank of the Neretva river is both stunning and strategic. Along with its stunning oriental architecture and Ottoman feel, in Pocitelj you can always enjoy eating figs, grapes, pomegranates, and other various organic fruit. Waterfalls Kravica Kravice waterfalls is a beautiful oasis of peace a place where you are left to have a fun, swim, ride a canoe, relax on the nearby beaches, enjoy a cold drink with a beautiful view, or try delicious local specialties in restaurants located right across the waterfalls. It’s an oasis of life, it’s an oasis of fun, and it’s everyone’s favorite destination. Dubrovnik The last stop is Dubrovnik, your driver drives you to a location you select in Dubrovnik.

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4.9
(121 reviews)

I really enjoyed it. Because of the weather, my tour was brought forward a day. I was picked up directly from the train station. The tour guide has a great deal of knowledge that he was able to pass on to us. I would also like to praise him for his helpfulness outside of the tour. I can definitely recommend the tour if you are taking your first steps in Herzegovina. Thank you very much!!!

Great tour to see everything in one day. My guide Ibrahim was really good and knowledgeable. I asked to be dropped in Mostar at the end as well which wasn't a issue. Long day but great tour.

we had a very wonderful time. adis gave us very informative tour and overall very comfortable ride for around 12 hours. bosnia is beautiful ❤️ Hoping we could stay longer.

This is tour was amazing, this my 2nd trip with this agency and it was great both times. Our guide Almira was wonderful.

Incredible tour, super highly recommended.. The most impactful thing is the wonderful Kravice waterfalls..